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a program to convince people that science and engineering is good to do. they will see at writ large on the paper. there will be calls for engineers to help us go ice phishing on europa where there's an ocean of water has been liquid for billions of years. we are going to dig through the source of morris and look for life. that will get me the best biologists. look at the nasa portfolio today. it's got biology, chemistry, geology, planetary geology, aerospace engineers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, all the s.t.e.m. fields, science, technology, engineering and math represented in the nasa portfolio. a healthy nasa pumps that. a healthy nasa is a flywheel that society casts for innovation. >> over the past 15 years of booktv has aired over 40,000 programs about nonfiction books and authors. booktv every weekend on c-span2. >> had of the next round of talks, george washington university hosted regional experts were discussion monday. the former iranian presidential candidate and a former official at the american embassy in iran took part, coming on prospects for an agreem
assigns in -- science in school. there ought to be some level i can engage with science and scientists. was fascinated to know not just what we know but how do we know what we know. that's particularly interesting how do we know how hot it is on the surface of the sun or where the continentings were 350 million years ago. i think it's amazing scientists can figure it out. my thinking i was going to go and look over their shoulder while they work figuring it out. when they figure them out it's not interesting at all. they are point -- doing very kind of accountant work. i had to read a lot and interview scientists when they weren't working and tell me what it is they were doing and explain to me why it was they interested were in their particular field and what was that fascinated what drew them to the particularly usually some extremely area. and i was interested in that. what made you decide to spend your whole life looking at liken or just, you know, some cluster of stars. and they were almost delighted to have somebody be interested. it was very happy experience. but i had to approa
in the essential pillars of economic growth like education, work force readiness, science, research, and innovation. i believe there are significant savings that can be achieved in our health care system without comprising the quality of care and in fact, while improving the quality of care. and without slashing benefits that are senior -- our seniors have worked so hard for and earned. have estimated that we could save $1 trillion per year without affecting health care outcome. and by enacting smart, targeted health care delivery reform. the institute of medicine estimated this number could be $7 50 billion. no matter what the exact figure or proposal these are impressive savings that trenten our nation's health care system without shifting cost and burdens to senior and our states. in addition, these reforms have the added benefit of improving quality outcomes within the health care system. so before we continue to obsessively put benefit cut on the table, i would hope that we can begin a dialogue about finding solutions that produce health care cost savings. and i'm confident if both parties in
to ignore medical science and watch women and children die for no reason. >> texas families are stronger and healthier when women across the state have access to quality health care. i would rather see our tax dollars spent on improving our kids' schools rather than defending this law. greg abott immediately filed an appeal to today's ruling. joining me now, msnbc and planned parenthood in houston, texas, one of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit. this must have been quiet a win down there today. >> yes, lawrence, thank you. this ruling is a victory for our parents. it's a ruling for women. it sends a clear signal across 50 states. it is unconstitutional for politicians to pass laws that take away the private personal health care decisions that women make in consultation with their physician. >> melanie, i just want to check one thing. the 30 mile rule of being knocked out, does that mean there won't be any facilities that will have to close as a result of any other provisions in this law? >> well, that remains to be seen. but what this does mean is that women across the state will have acces
think science is evil and it's going to destroy us. what about the fact you bring children into the world but you follow the ethos that denies them programs because you want to shut down the government, children who can't get a nutritious meal going to school and cutting after-school programs. it doesn't make sense saying get them into the world and then to hell with them. but that's what these guys are putting forward. and he's helping a guy ken cuccinelli who's so far to the right, i don't know how women will support him. he's against contraception. >> i remember being born into a world where there were 3% college loans. thank you. >>> up next, the affordable care act is certainly popular with one crowd. the late night comics. this is "hardball." i think "snl" is "hardball" these days. the place for politics. >>> i love this country. americans have waited 70 years for affordable health care. but if the website takes more than an hour, [ bleep ] it i'm watching a cat video. >> i saw the most unbelievable video today. this is real. this is unbelievable. watch what happened.
with suffocation? >> pathology is science, but there's an art to it. different exz perts will have different opinions. in many criminal trials, you'll hear a sde fence expert, you'll hear a state's expert. but those witnesses won't always agree. this is the feds coming in to have this third look at it to make a determination of which one was right. >> we 'ta're talking about 11 ms now. do you worry that the evidence has been so compromised that there's no way to really conduct a thorough investigation this far out? >> it's problematic. we've seen this before with many other cases. where crime scenes have been contaminated and it's very difficult to kbet that evidence back. so that's a problem now. but i have do believe there's enough po tenl shl evidence that they may be able to find something to help the family. >> danielle is right. the colder a case gets, the more difficult it becomes to investigate. but there's a lot of stuff out there that they didn't look at. the feds can't just prosecute them if they think there's a crime. what does your gut say? >> to me, it looks like a sloppy inves
republican tea party. a tea party whose social is outdone by hostility, science and technology. >> what about the president's drop in approval rating and the problems with obama care. will that hurt you at all? >> what virginiaens are focused on, we have big issues, sequestration. how do we replace those jobs? how do you grow and diversify the economy? >> in northern virginia, peggy fox, wusa9. >> and turn out is expected to be light. so all the more reason both sides are pushing to get out their base. open tomorrow from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. >> for the first time in 24 years, voters will have a choice in the college park mayor's race. the current mayor is being opposed by robert. he's a middle schoolteacher at george washington university. and mayor fellows house improvements along the route 1 corridor. if elected, he'll work to soften the hostility toward university of maryland students. >>> and other cities in maryland also will hold municipal elections on tuesday and among those, takoma park, which is making voting history. it is the only place in america where it is legal for teens
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an unprecedented opportunity, using science and technology, to create a better understanding of landscapes than ever before, to advance important conservation goals and achieve our development objectives together. it's not an either or. it can't be. we're already seeing this approach work. as we seek to meet present obama's goal of uprooting 20,000 megawatts of renewable energy on public lands by 2020. it's a goal towards which my predecessor ken salazar made huge strides. for example, in southern california and we're working with the state on something called the desert renewable energy conservation plan. it's an ambitious plan. in that region, we are going to be blending science and satellite data, identifying the areas of highest energy potential but also high priority conservation lands in the mojave desert. it's interesting because i happened to know two young scientists who both did some of the early work after graduating from school by counting desert tortoises. i do nothing why they're counting desert tortoises until he came to the job and you're doing work on behalf of the usgs and eff
to the power of thanks to the power of i.t., advances in cognitive sciences, we have an opportunity at this moment that only comes along rarely in higher education. i believe the potential now advances,se these improve learning outcomes, and to reduce the cost of education. figure much. -- thank you very much. thank you for this opportunity to be here. i want to acknowledge senator burke and senator hagan who are such great champions of our community colleges. four years ago, north carolina community college leaders met and declared student success to be the primary strategic focus of the north carolina community college system. student success is our focus in strategic planning. it was not that we did not focus on it before, it changed the culture somewhat to focus on success as much as we focused on access. we know how many students make it through our registration line and how many cross our graduation statements. stay community college leaders travel nearly 14,000 miles attending listening sessions and from those we documented 200 college-based success innovations, 75 barriers,
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science. he was invited with less than a week's notice to come before this committee. he couldn't make it that day. he asked for some other day. he went to omb and had nothing to do with the solyndra contract. did he come before us and talk about it. the sole role is to represent omb. i don't think he ought -- there ought to be any disparagement of him. he is a very wealth regarded public servant. >> the gentleman's public will stand. >> thank you, mr. chairman. welcome madam secretary. now we all agree the website problems must be resolved. this country invented and developed internet and the concept of the web sites. so there are high expectations. the fact that the hired private contractors didn't build the website in three years is inexcusable. i hope those at fault will be held accountable. we can't lose sight of the big picture that, when this is all said and done every american will have affordable quality health insurance and health care. this is a goalie believe of all democrats and republicans. the aca is working in california and is working in my district in sacramento. i ju
is quoted in "the christian science monitor" as saying it is a raw deal for the young. he said premiums will go up for young people to subsidize the elders. guest: i think his facts are wrong. if you look at the numbers that are coming out, they are actually lower than anticipated. again, if you make $17,000 a year, you are a young person, you can find a plan for $15 a month, $40 a month, and potentially less. if you make $25,000 a year, you might find a plan for $75 a month, $100 a month. the uninsured single, young adult population would qualify for insurance under $50 a month. fail to those studies take into account the subsidies which disproportionately help people at the lower end of the economic spectrum, which happens to be a lot of young people. host: well, the penalties for the uninsured in 2014 -- next year it will be $95 per adult, or one percent of family income, whichever is lower. 3 hundred $25 per adult, in2% of income, and finally 2016, 600 $95 per adult, or 2.5% of family income. the think those are fair? guest: it is important to have a system where everybody pays in.
there is a very legitimate debate over which side is more likely to win. all this is sort of art based on science. it is a little bit of both. , first of all, jennifer duffy, our senate or governor, editor. she has been doing this since 1988. i have been doing it since 1984. have seen every seat come out. what we hear from strategist, what we have from people was talked in the state, what the numbers look like. what the opposition looks like. restart a for the general assessment and these things evolve over the course of an election cycle. mcconnell oftch kentucky. the senate republican leader and the democratic side mark dreier who is seeking reelection. then you have to currently democratic seats that are leaning republican in montana and west virginia. a number of lean democratic seats held by democrats baggage another in indiana, mary landrieu in indiana. carl levin is retiring in michigan and kay hagan who is seeking reelection in north carolina. the way i start offending it up seatsre are 34 democratic that are not up this time. 31 republican. then thereabouts seven gimme putts for democrat
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. he after graduating with a degree from stanford in political science he got his master's degree in sociology from stanford. he then became a rhodes scholar and studied the united states history at oxford. he received his law degree from yale, what an outstanding academic record. stanford, a couple of degrees, rhodes scholar, oxford, yale law school, that's quite impressive and then served on the city council and men mayor for two years of newark. and a job that's been noticed all over the country. recognized the great work he's done. during this four-week period, mr. president, we're going to do a number of things. not necessarily in this order. but we're going to consider the act known as anda, employment nondiscrimination act which would provide work against discrimination on gender identity. we tried, it failed in the house of representatives before, but we're going to take it up here again. we're going to consider a bipartisan bill to make compounding drugs safer, as we all recall there was a terrible tragedy in the northeast where a number of people died as a result of not
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